Throughout history and in different cultures, devotees have offered their gods the material representation of some grace received. Ex-votos made of metal used to be popular in Argentina. Arms, hands, livers, lungs and tongues, even full bodies, were put on the saints’ clothes or left at church altars. They were carried back and forth, put […]
Manon van Kouswijk
An exhibition at Gallery Funaki by two renowned contemporary Dutch artists–one living in Amsterdam (Lucy Sarneel) and the other in Melbourne (Manon van Kouswijk)–is an extraordinary visual and sensory treat. Both artists regularly show at the gallery, where their work is often available to view and wear.